International Students




Welcome to Newcastle!

We are a world-class university with a thriving international community. Currently we have students from over 120 different countries.

If you are thinking about studying with us, we are here to help you every step of the way.

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Student life

Newcastle is friendly, multicultural and safe. The city centre is just a few minutes' walk from the campus, and we're also close to the beach and countryside.

Student life

At Newcastle, you will develop connections with fellow students from around the world. Newcastle University Students' Union (NUSU) has over 200 societies and sports clubs you can join, including:

  • Newcastle South Asian Society
  • International Society

Entry Requirements


Find out the qualifications from Bangladesh that we accept for entry onto undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Newcastle.


INTO Newcastle

If you do not meet these requirements you may be eligible to apply for entry to a course at INTO Newcastle.

These courses are conducted on our campus and prepare you for studying with us.

English language requirements

If your first language isn't English you will generally need an IELTS score of 6.5, or equivalent, to study at Newcastle University.

Our English language requirements section also lists the alternative English language qualifications we accept. 

If you don't meet our English language requirements, extra support is available. You could also complete a pre-sessional course to help improve your English before you start your degree. We provide these at our INTO Newcastle, if you will be studying in Newcastle.

You will also receive language support throughout the course of your studies.


Most non-EEA students need to apply for entry clearance permission before departure to study in the UK. You can find more information on our Visa and Immigration page.

Fees and Funding

Fees and Funding

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for international students from outside the European Union are provided on individual course profiles. Find an undergraduate course or a postgraduate course and check what fees apply.

Scholarships and discounts

If you want to come and study at Newcastle University and you're from outside the EU, we have a number of schemes you could take advantage of. Visit our undergraduate finance pages or our postgraduate funding and finance database for more information on scholarships and discounts.

Cost of living

Newcastle upon Tyne is a budget-friendly city for international students, compared to other UK cities. This is because:

  • the rent tends to be lower than the UK average
  • many amenities are within walking distance of your accommodation
  • the city is very compact, with most of the shops, theatres, cafes and restaurants a few minutes' walk from the campus
  • there are many discounts for students

Approximate living costs, excluding tuition fees and return fares, can be found on our Living Costs page.


Most of our postgraduate courses are now closed for 2023 entry. Applications for 2024 entry are now open. 

We have received a high volume of postgraduate taught applications from students across the world.

To make sure our international students receive the best possible experience and have enough time to make the necessary arrangements to join us in September we will be closing applications for most postgraduate taught 2023 entry programmes from 23:59 BST 16 July 2023

Programmes not requiring a visa and our postgraduate research programmes are still accepting applications - search our courses.

Education agents

You may be interested in applying for University via an agent. Education agents in your country can help you find the right university and assist you with your application. They can offer advice on studying in the UK, accommodation, travel and more.

We have excellent relations with education agents from Bangladesh who can provide further information and assist you with your application to Newcastle University. Their contacts are listed below.

IDP International Education Specialists
Dhaka Dhanmondi Office, Bikalpa Tower, 4th Floor, House 74, Road 5/A, Satmasjid Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1209, Bangladesh
Tel: +88 09612333888 | +88 01970066233
Dhaka Gulshan Office, Hamid Tower 4th Floor, Level 5, Gulshan Circle 2 Dhaka - 1212 Bangladesh
Tel: +88 01968 782782 | +88 09666 782782
Chattogram Office, Rahima Center, (3rd Floor) 1839 CDA Avenue, Nasiarabad, Chattogram.(Besides Sanmar)
Tel: +88 09612333111 | +88 01970082082
Study International UK (SI-UK)
Dhaka Office - House no. 67 (2nd floor), Road no 17, Banani, Dhaka 1213, Bangladesh
Tel: +880 96780 96780
Other offices: Chattogram 

How to Apply

All applications for undergraduate degrees are made online through UCAS. 

Postgraduate applications are made through our online portal. You can create, edit and submit your application here. 

Visit our undergraduate or postgraduate websites for a step-by-step guide on the application process. 

Applying to INTO Newcastle

INTO Newcastle offer courses that prepare you for studying with us. Click here to find out more about International Pathway courses




Our graduates are in demand 

From social leaders, innovators of industry and famous faces, Newcastle University alumni are leaving their mark across the globe.

Skills for the workplace 

Our courses have strong links with industries which informs both teaching and research carried out at the University. This equips our graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in their chosen career.

Careers service

Our award-winning Careers Service has much to offer its international students. They run various modules as part of courses to equip students for a modern workforce. Their initiatives and events throughout the year can help you plan and begin your job search as soon as you arrive, whether it be part-time jobs or graduate jobs.

Meet Us

Contact us

You can email us with any questions you may have about applying to Newcastle University.

Explore our campus and the city of Newcastle upon Tyne by watching our videos or taking a virtual tour.

Representatives from the International Office and academic schools visit different countries throughout the year. Our upcoming visits to your country are listed here and new events will be added as they are confirmed. You can see all our travel plans on our events pageEvent details will be updated when confirmed.

Explore our campus and the city of Newcastle upon Tyne by watching our videos or taking a virtual tour.

Representatives from the International Office and academic schools visit different countries throughout the year. Our upcoming visits to your country are listed here and new events will be added as they are confirmed. You can see all our travel plans on our events page.